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NCOIL Urges DOL to Repeal Fiduciary Rule

(7/27/2016) A National Conference of Insurance Legislators panel has approved a resolution asking the U.S. Department of Labor to repeal its controversial fiduciary rule...... full story

Conning: MGA Channel Shows Continued Growth

(7/27/2016) The Managing General Agent market has continued to grow at a rate exceeding that of the property-casualty market overall, according to a new study by Conning, I... full story

New Head of Insurance Information Institute Named

(7/27/2016) The Insurance Information Institute announced Sean Kevelighan was named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 8... full story

New NBC Series to Focus on Heroic Insurance Adjuster

(7/27/2016) Have you ever thought of an insurance adjuster as a superhero?Chances are you haven’t, unless you’re an insurance adjuster. But soon, a new television serie... full story

Self-Driving Cars and Silicon Valley Hype

(7/27/2016) Much has been written about self-driving cars and what effect they may have on insurance companies. There is a general assumption that self-driving vehicles wil... full story

Democratic Convention Much Cheaper to Insure Than GOP Convention

(7/27/2016) In advance of the Democratic National Convention, the city of Philadelphia purchased a $1.2 million insurance policy for coverage in the event of lawsuits over ... full story

National General Insurance Joins The PIA Partnership

(7/25/2016) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce that National General Insurance has joined The PIA Partner... full story

Playing Pokémon Go? You Need Insurance

(7/20/2016) Pokémon Go, a mobile app that allows users to hunt virtually for Pokémon in the real great outdoors, become wildly popular, amassing more users than Twitter i... full story

Huff: Understand Insurance Risks of Sharing Economy

(7/20/2016) Consumer use of sharing platforms continues to climb. Global revenue from sharing services will hit $335 billion by 2025, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. I... full story

Google Faces New Round of Antitrust Charges

(7/20/2016) A new round of antitrust charges has been filed against Google by the European Union (EU). It’s the third set of charges since early 2015 claiming that some o... full story

A Good Drought Is a Hurricane Drought

(7/20/2016) The United States is in the midst of a hurricane drought. Only four hurricanes hit the United States in the last seven years, following the most active period i... full story

Donegan NCCI’s New Chief Regulatory Services Officer

(7/20/2016) The National Council on Compensation Insurance has tapped former Vermont Insurance Commissioner Susan Donegan as its new chief regulatory services officer, repl... full story

NFIP Community Rating Service Newsletter Update

(7/20/2016) The new National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating Service (CRS) newsletter for May/June is out. It includes information of particular interest to... full story

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Named to CBO Panel

(7/20/2016) The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has announced that Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller has been named to the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Hea... full story

Earthquake Insurance in Oklahoma Called Noncompetitive

(7/20/2016) In the wake of hundreds of recent earthquakes, Oklahoma has experienced significant hikes in earthquake insurance premiums. After seeing increases as high as 30... full story

P/C Profitability Slips in Q1 2016

(7/20/2016) A 6.3 percent rise in incurred claims and adjustment expenses, especially from catastrophes, led to a decline in profitability in the property/casualty insuranc... full story

The Buy Button

(7/13/2016) PIA National President Robert W. Hansen, Jr. on what it is, and how it could benefit professional independent insurance agents. full story

Deadline to Nominate for PIA National Awards

(7/13/2016) You still have some time left to submit a nomination for the PIA National fall awards—but you must act fast! full story

Come on In, the Water’s Fine, Congress Tells Flood Insurers

(7/13/2016) The challenge for lawmakers hoping to entice the insurance industry to play a larger role in underwriting flood coverage as part of a reauthorization of the Nat... full story

President Obama Announces 3 More Appointments to NARAB II

(7/13/2016) President Obama has announced his intention to nominate three additional individuals to the board of directors of the National Association of Registered Agents ... full story